Category Archives: In English

Simplifying the REACH authorization: a public consultation by the European Commission

The European Commission launched on 5 February 2015 a public consultation on streamlining and simplification of the REACH authorisation application procedure. The legislation on chemicals has been taken in careful consideration by the EU Commission,…

Research note. Revitalizing the Information Quality Act as a Procedural Cure for Unsound Regulatory Science

Lawrence A. Kogan, Revitalizing the Information Quality Act as a Procedural Cure for Unsound Regulatory Science: a Greenhouse Gas Rulemaking Case Study, Washington Legal Foundation, Critical Legal Issues Working Paper Series, Number 19, February 2015…

Research note. Parallel Universes: Financial Market Regulation and Democracy

N. Dorn (2015), Democracy and Diversity in Financial Market Regulation, Routledge, London Research note by Nicholas Dorn The unfolding financial crisis – and its extension from markets to states, from states to the European Union, and from the…

Cost-Benefit Analysis for Financial Regulation: A Debate on the Yale Law Journal

An article by John Coates IV on the Yale Law Journal calls into question the efforts to impose judicially reviewed, quantified Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) on independent financial agencies in the context of the sweeping regulatory…

Latest simplification measures at Italian regional level

Last October, two Italian Regions (Piedmont and Lombardy) have approved some important simplification measures. First, Piedmont Region adopted a regional law on the principles of the administrative proceedings and some provisions relating to administrative simplification…